Daily News Roundup – 24 September 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Death cafe set to open in London to ‘help people engage with dying’

The Independent
London looks set to host a permanent death cafe, a coffee shop where people can go to talk about one of life’s most awkward subjects – dying.

Charities under the spotlight but can still deliver

The Scotsman
The charity sector has been under the spotlight over the past few months, as the public and media have quite understandably questioned some elements of charity practice, writes John Heggie

Sir Michael Parkinson and MP Theresa May launch construction of Alexander Devine children’s hospice

Local Berkshire
After years of hard work, building will now begin on Berkshire’s first children’s hospice.

Marie Curie Campaign: Nurse on the front line

Edinburgh Evening News
In Lothian, Marie Curie nurses work night and day in people’s homes and in the Edinburgh hospice providing hands-on care and vital emotional support.

Nuneaton hospital end of life care team in line for award

Nuneaton News
Staff at the Nuneaton NHS Trust who provide palliative, or end of life treatment, for patients and their families, could end up taking home a coveted Health Service Journal (HSJ) award.

New “magical” countryside meadow garden for Huddersfield’s Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice

Huddersfield Daily Examiner
No-one would guess that the lush meadow at Huddersfield’s Forget Me Not Hospice was in Brackenhall and not in the countryside, thanks to the hard work of a charity called Greenfingers.

Loros staff honoured by Lady Gretton for their 25 years’ service

Leicester Mercury
President of Loros Lady Gretton, has awarded four members of staff at the hospice for their 25 years’ service at the charity.

Growing for gold: hospice gardeners win top award

Durham Times
Martin Winn, who became a volunteer gardener at St Cuthbert’s Hospice in Durham five years ago after suffering heart problems and stress, has been honoured for his work.

From across ehospice editions:

Child mortality rates drop below 6 million

Mother of five uses her experience to help others

Marymount Hospice opens new pain treatment unit – first of its kind in Europe

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